Robert J. Walker Journal

Manuscript Collection #466
Walker, Robert J.
Physical description
0.073 Cubic Feet, Farm journal (1889-1897), 46 pages.
Preferred Citation
Robert J. Walker Journal (#466), East Carolina Manuscript Collection, J. Y. Joyner Library, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina, USA.
ECU Manuscript Collection
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Journal (1889-1897) including farm journal, business transactions, daily weather, religious beliefs, alliance meetings.

Scope and arrangement

Robert J. Walker, a Duplin County, N.C., farmer recorded his day-to-day activities in a journal (1889-1897). His writings contain accounts of business transactions such as the amount of meat, corn, and oats sold in a day; crop cultivation including planting and harvesting; and daily weather. Also of interest are Walker's attempts to record his strong religious beliefs in everyday life and brief references to a Farmers' Alliance meetings.

Administrative information
Custodial History

April 20, 1983, 1 item; Journal (1889-1897) of a Duplin County, N.C., farmer.

Processing information

Processed by E. Scott, October 1983

Encoded by Apex Data Services

Copyright notice

Literary rights to specific documents are retained by the authors or their descendants in accordance with U.S. copyright law.

Key terms
Personal Names
Walker, Robert J.
Walker, Robert J.--Religion
Corporate Names
North Carolina Farmers' Alliance
Agriculture--North Carolina--Duplin County
Farm life--North Carolina--Duplin County
Farmers--North Carolina--Duplin County